Technology’s Role in Data Protection – The Missing Link in GDPR Transformation

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  • 24 pages


Businesses who are engaged in the design and delivery of GDPR programmes should examine and rebalance their priorities, in order to deliver the best possible technology environment for personal data before GDPR comes into force in May 2018. Get PWC’s assessment to properly address your requirements.

This PricewaterhouseCooper white paper discusses the issues that the EU General Protection Regulation (GDPR) is attempting to address and role technology plays in data protection.

PWC Data Protection White Paper

Executive summary - 2

Responding to the fear of technology – why data protection law exists - 4

Transition to the GDPR – technology under heightened scrutiny - 5

Technology failure and consequences for organisations - 8

Technology capabilities required for GDPR compliance scenarios - 10

Moving from theory to reality – understanding and utilising the consensus of professional opinion - 14

What should organisations do now? - 16

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